Board of Trustees

CGFNS International is governed by a Board of Trustees consisting of industry leaders in health care, education and business. These individuals come from all walks of life and bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise.

Dr. Michael Bleich

President

Michael R. Bleich, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN

Maxine Clark and Bob Fox Dean and Professor

President, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College

St. Louis, Missouri

 

 

Vice President

Joseph Cabral, MBA

Chief Human Resources Officer

Partners Healthcare System, Inc.

Boston, Massachusetts

 

 

Barbara

Secretary

Barbara Sanders, PhD, PT, SCS, FAPTA

Professor and Chair, Department of Physical Therapy

Associate Dean, College of Health Professions

Texas State University

San Marcos, Texas

 

 

Dede

Treasurer

Edythe Pahl, MBA

Lead Assessor

American National Standards Institute

Denver, Colorado

 

 

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Sean P. Clarke, PhD, RN, FAAN

Professor and Associate Dean, Undergraduate Program
William F. Connell School of Nursing
Boston College

 
 
 
 

Sister Rosemary

Sr. Rosemary Donley, PhD, APRN, BC, FAAN

Professor of Nursing

Jacques Laval Endowed Chair in Justice for Vulnerable Populations

Duquesne University School of Nursing

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 
 
 

Louise

M. Louise Fitzpatrick, EdD, RN, FAAN

Connelly Endowed Dean and Professor

College of Nursing, Villanova University

Villanova, Pennsylvania

 
 
 
 

Sharon

Sharon Goldsmith, PhD, CCC-Speech

President

Goldsmith Associates International

Milford, Delaware

 
 
 
 

Janet

Janet Hatcher-Roberts, MSc, RN

Co-Director

WHO Collaborating Centre for Knowledge Translation

Technology Assessment for Healthy Equity

Bruyère Research Institute

Ontario, Canada

 
 

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Penny Kaye Jensen, DNP, FNP-C, FAAN, FAANP

Liaison for National APRN Policy

Office of Nursing Services

Department of Veterans Affairs

Washington, DC

 
 
 

Mary

Christine T. Kovner, PhD, MSN

Professor

New York University

New York, New York

 
 
 

Sylvia

Sylvia Y.K. Fung, BBS, MSc, MBA, Hon DHS, Dip, Ed, FAAN, FPHKAN, FACHSE, RN, RM

Professor of Health Services Management, Office of the President

Department of Nursing & Health Sciences

Tung Wah College

Hong Kong, China